->Yup, the shark had its slippers on, was relaxing on the couch, now it's hurriedly getting dressed while his wife shrieks at him, 'I thought you weren't doing jumps this late anymore!'
-->-- '''Mike Nelson''', ''[[Film/SpiderMan Spider-Man 3]]'' {{Rifftrax}}


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->''"It was a shark. You jump the shark. [[SelfDeprecation Just like Homestarrunner.com.]]"''
-->-- ''WebAnimation/HomestarRunner: Hallrunner''



->They donít just jump the shark, they go back and beat the shark to death, then chop itís body into chum to attract more sharks! Which is cool. Heh. Chopped sharks.
--> -- '''Jarry's Kid''', explaining the recent plot twists in {{Guilded Age}}


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->The first ''[[Wrestling/WCWMondayNitro Nitro]]'' of the year opened with [[{{Padding}} absolutely nothing of importance]] in it's first hour (due it not being in direct competition with {{Wrestling/WWF}}); as soon as ''[[{{Wrestling/WWERAW}} RAW]]'' went live {{Wrestling/Goldberg}} was arrested and charged with "aggressive stalking" (it was going to be rape but Goldberg nixed that idea). The storyline was this Goldberg was scheduled to face Wrestling/KevinNash for the title, could Goldberg [[TickingClock make it back in time?]] The unintentional comedy here was every time we cut to this storyline the announcers mention the police station is just across the street from the arena...[[Wrestling/HulkHogan Hogan]] decided that if Goldberg couldn't make it he would face "[[{{Badbutt}} that spoon]] Kevin Nash."\\\
So it came to the main event: After a bit of gesturing, Hogan poked Nash in the chest and Nash took what would be [[SquashMatch the biggest bump in his career]] falling to the mat. Hogan covers Nash, wins the belt and reforms the [[{{Wrestling/NewWorldOrder}} nWo]] again.\\\
Before they can celebrate it's revealed that Goldberg has been released and arrives at the arena (from the police station across the street) [[FridgeLogic in a car?!]] He was eventually beaten, tazed and spray painted in the ring...Fans and wrestling journalists point to this moment as the iceberg that tore a whole in WCW: it buried Goldberg, proved that WCW had one trick (the [=nWo=]) and that they were too concerned with beating [[Wrestling/VinceMcMahon Vince]] than putting on a good product.
-->--'''''Taimapedia''''' on January 4th, 1999: The {{Fingerpoke of Doom}}

->Goldberg was somehow unable to get back in time, even though he had thirty minutes to walk several dozen feet. Perhaps the crosswalk light was broken.
-->--'''R. D. Reynolds''' and '''Bryan Alvarez''', ''Literature/TheDeathOfWCW''

->There is a longstanding and not particularly interesting debate over what the killing blow for the classic series was. I say it is uninteresting because it is, quite frankly, supremely easy to answer: [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS21E1WarriorsOfTheDeep}} Warriors of the Deep]] finally gave a story so bad that not even the fans could defend it (itís telling that ''Magazine/DoctorWhoMagazine'' didnít even bother running a review of the story) that gave open ammunition to [[ScrewedByTheNetwork Michael Grade]]. [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS21E7TheTwinDilemma}} The Twin Dilemma]] [[NeverLiveItDown cripples the incoming Doctor]] so that he is essentially never, ever going to be able to win the public over. And then [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS23E4TheUltimateFoe}} Trial of a Time Lord]] botches the last throw of the dice, failing to bring a restored show that anybody can be excited about and tout as the triumphant relaunch of ''Series/DoctorWho.''
-->--'''[[http://www.philipsandifer.com/2012/04/grounds-attacking-us-frontios.html Dr. Phil Sandifer]]'''

->Itís hard to watch The Twin Dilemma these days without getting a sense that weíre watching the show commit a form of suicide.
-->--'''[[http://them0vieblog.com/2013/12/06/doctor-who-the-twin-dilemma-review/ Darren Mooney]]''' on ''Doctor Who'', "The Twin Dilemma"

->''{{Series/Sliders}}'' had a five season run, a series about four characters 'sliding' through parallel worlds in the hopes they can once again find their own. After one or two really good seasons exploring alternate history, evil doubles, and the paths not taken, each new slide that didn't get them attacked by evolved neanderthal Kromaggs started taking them to 'Dinosaur World' or 'Twister World' or, god help us all, 'Zombie World.'
-->--'''''{{Website/Cracked}}''''', [[http://www.cracked.com/funny-7660-10-most-implausible-unpleasant-infuriating-ways-sci-fi-shows-kill-off-main-characters/ "10 Most Implausible, Unpleasant, And Infuriating Ways Sci-fi Shows Kill Off Main Characters"]]

->Iím no expert, but if a car had been flying around in space would you really be able to [[RagnarokProofing start its engine again]]? Who thinks up this crazy shit--oh yeah Brannon Braga! Imagine the pitch meeting. ''"Okay, so ''Voyager'' is cruising through space where they come across [[ARareSentence an old truck hanging in space and when they get it on board they pick up an SOS signal in Morse code from a nearby planet where Amelia Earhart is chilling out!]]"'' Any reasonable person would do their best [[Series/TheApprentice Alan Sugar]] impression and say ''"youíre fired"'', but no, they jumped all over it and in a way you have to [[GiftedlyBad kind of admire]] that they did. However as we head into a season that flaunts some outrageous concepts (yeah, Tom and Janeway lizard babies, Iím looking at you) this is a warning that this show is about fall off the rails...Amelia Earhart is a step too far into insanity for me -- I understand the idea was to team up two strong female explorers, but [[ExcusePlot the million hoops of logic it bypasses]] to get them together is extraordinary. There seems to be an expert on ''Voyager'' to [[SuddenlyAlwaysKnewThat fill in the gaps of every possible plot contrivance]], and so we learn Paris loves cars and Janeway is ''au fait'' in Earhartís story. Given that one set of aliens abducted ''Voyager'' and another set abducted Earhart and friends, does that mean there are aliens taking people all the time and Janeway is going to discover all manner of confused 20th Century mysteries in her time? ''"Captain weíre picking up a distress call from an ocean planetÖitís the crew of the ''Marie Celeste''!"''
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.com/2012/03/voyager-seasn-two.html Joe Ford]]''' on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', [="The 37s"=]

->The lesson to be learned from all this?\\\
Is there one?\\\
I mean, you ever heard the story about the snake? '[[TheFarmerAndTheViper Bitch, you knew I was a snake.]]'\\\
This is television. You can't expect it not to break your heart. If you expect greatness, pretty generally, you will be thwarted, just like in other mediums.\\\
What is rare, however, is a show to start so well and devolve to this level on so many facets of its creation and execution.
-->--'''Neal bailey''' [[http://www.supermanhomepage.com/tv/tv.php?topic=reviews/smallville6-ep22 on]] ''{{Series/Smallville}}''


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->This prompts Kirk to make what I believe is the first ''Star Trek'' fart joke. Hard to believe that three films prior he was [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan battling a villain who quoted Melville]], and now is an inch away from 'pull my finger.'
-->--'''{{WebVideo/SFDebris}}''' on ''Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier''

->'''Matt''': Jump the shark! Jump the shark!\\
'''Pat''': I don't wanna jump the shark! ...Aw, we jumped it.
-->-- ''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay: VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountryReturns''

->We've established that ''Renegade 3'' didn't so much jump the shark as repeatedly jump up and down on the shark whilst screaming 'Look at me, I'm Mr. Jumpy Sharko!'
--> -- '''Dr. Ashen'''

->Let me make one thing ''perfectly clear'': this is ''not'' jumping the shark. I'll repeat that again. This is '''[[BaitAndSwitchComment not]]''' jumping the shark. Oh, no, no, no, no. ''({{Beat}})'' This is jumping the shark, coming back, shooting it in the ''balls, raping it, EATING ITS FLESH, CONSUMING ITS SOUL, MOUNTING ITS HEAD ON THE WALL,'' '''''AND THEN DOING THE SAME THING TO TWELVE MORE FUCKING SHARKS JUST TO BE SAFE!'''''
--> -- '''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic''', on seeing the Rock Biter singing "Born to be Wild" in ''Film/TheNeverendingStory 3''.